Somewhere under a rainbow,
Way down deep below,
There's a pot that I’ve heard of,
In case you really have to go
When I was on a walkabout,
Why, just the other day,
I came upon this magical pot,
At the end of a rainbow’s rays
And it was just in the nick of time,
Since I had a very bad stomach ache,
But then I saw a most dreadful sign,
That surely must have been a mistake
‘Porta Potty for Construction Workers Only’
How come only they got to use it?
Why, Oh Why,
Luckily, there were some very thick bushes nearby,
Where my troubles soon fell like chocolate drops,
Way out behind that fabled pot’s magical white top
But how come only they got to use it?
Why, Oh Why,
And now, I will always very sadly wonder,
About this cherished old childhood lullaby
Who the heck had decided
Only construction workers
Would ever get to use it?
And why, oh why, couldn't I?
.2007, Mr. ‘Had To Go Real Bad’ Ed
And From Now On,
When I’m Walkin About,
I’ll Be Wearin my Tool Belt,
And Carryin My Union Card, Too
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|Reviewed by Jerry Engler
|I can almost hear Judy Garland singing with you, Ed. In fact you've written some of my history, never a pot of treasure, but always a pot of poop...Jerry|
|Reviewed by John Leko
|Did you notice any happy little bluebirds flying?...this is a fun write.
|Reviewed by Mary Coe
|Very original. Very clever.|
|Reviewed by MaryGrace Patterson
|A clever write!.......M|
|Reviewed by m j hollingshead
|Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan
|this is sooo funny-|
|Reviewed by Tom Hyland
thought POTS O' GOLD were for LEPRECHAUNS only?
|Reviewed by Debby & Gordon Rosenberg
|lol...this is very funny|
|Reviewed by E T Waldron
|hahahaha this is priceless! I just have to wonder what you'll come up with next lil eddie!;-) Thanks for my best laugh of the day, !;-)lol
Maybe you should carry a pail with you on your walkabouts;-)
|Reviewed by William Bonilla
|Maybe you are lucky Ed
Not using that Construction workers Porta-john
They are the cleanest believe me
But once again your write was great
|Reviewed by Rose Rideout
|There you go making people smile day after day Ed, I think it is wonderful, I give you permission to use it next time. Have a fun day.
|Reviewed by Taylor Ryan
|You crack me up Ed, and what belly laugh I got out of this one. Card carrying pot user are you? Reninds me of the one with the catchy phrase on it that sat in fromt of my house in remodeling phase...even thought about putting a wreath on it and using it as the focal point of a family Christmas Card. Never had the guts though...and it's a good thing too. Wouldn't want to steal the thunder out from under your rainbow. So good to get a minute to read you again!!!
|Reviewed by Kate Burnside
|A unique spin on a hallowed tune, Ed... You won't catch me following your Yellow Brick Road, thanks... And I don't think your Union Card will be able to absorb much of what you might need it for... I have to say, I shall be glad when all the visitors go home and the dunes recover from all the debris and tissue that has been left behind during the summer... So much for the ecological toilets the National Trust have installed at the beach; being basically no more than "a hole in the ground", the stench is sooo bad that people refuse to use them and... you've guessed it... use the ground anyways... A digression, I know, and nothing short of a load of hot air from me as usual... Kubicle Kate xx|
|Reviewed by Jeanette Cooper
|Mr. Ed, I've seen the picture many times when sent to me by my e-mail buddies. However, you've captured its essence with your comical poem, and what a lovely tune to complement it. You gave me a good laugh.|
|Reviewed by LadyJtalks LadyJzTalkZone (Reader)
|Wonderful song...remake of a wonderful song...yeh, that's it. Lady j|
|Reviewed by George Carroll
|Delightful poem of when nature calls and the potty is not for you. Why?|
|Reviewed by Barbara Smith
|Ed, this is hilarious...I loved it totally!!!|
|Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader)
|Blighters..I'd super glue the lock, and watch from a distance...|
|Reviewed by Jennave Coz
|LOL! This is lighthearted folly,I love it, Though I may never eat chocolate again...LOL ! Jen|
|Reviewed by ~ Holly Harbridge (Reader)
|Too cute Mr Ed, when life gets me down I simply have to go to your site and read, and sure enough I get a smile. Love Holly|
|Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
|Whahahahaha..sooooo you did a little bushbashingpooohliteninh huh???
Okay I had a peeeeeee..and you made me miss the potty!!
|Reviewed by Chuck Keller
|Thanks for the smile. Somehow that tune is stuck in my head now!|
|Reviewed by Georg Mateos
|That rainbow wasn't ending in a pot of gold, just on a blue crapper.
Next time use it, and let them to come to wipe you out of there!!!
Only construction workers? Are their arses a Presidential Seal?
|Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
|Oh, dear...funny, but not funny. When you gotta' go, you gotta' go. Just make sure you go before you go on a walkabout; it'd be safer that way! *grins*
Very well done yet again; bravo, Ed!
(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
|Reviewed by David Young
|This is funny, enjoyed.|
|Reviewed by Ed Matlack
|As long as nobody else was using it or around to see who cares who uses it, though knowing you the place might explode after your use...e|
|Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
|Bless yer heart, Ed--next time, grab a tool belt and wear a hard hat, mebbe they'll never know. :)
(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
|Reviewed by Victor Buhagiar (Reader)
|Poor Mr. Ed. Are you sure they wouldn't let you in? Thanks for the laugh anyway. Victor|
|Reviewed by Amber Moonstone
|Very good, Made me laugh,
Thanks for sharing (I think)..lol
Peace, Love, and Light,